Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Wednesday

Wednesday December 1st, 2021

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 89 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Wednesday.

New & Total Cases

The Health Unit says 37 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 15 cases are community acquired, 1 case is outbreak related, 2 cases are travel related, and the acquisition sources of 34 cases are still under investigation.

Total overall cases increased from 21,827 on Tuesday November 30th to 21,916 on Wednesday December 1st.

There are 571 cases of COVID-19 that are currently active in Windsor-Essex (increase of 38 since yesterday).

Vaccinations

Here’s the Health Unit’s vaccination update for today (residents of Windsor-Essex):

  • 334,267 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+544 since yesterday)
    • 16,789 people have received only their first dose of a vaccine (+272 since yesterday)
    • 317,478 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+272 since yesterday)
    • 25,795 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+1,809 since yesterday)
  • A total of 677,540 vaccine doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+2,625 since yesterday)

Vaccination Percentages

  • 76.3 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) have received at least one dose of a vaccine (increase of < 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
    • 81.0 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) have received at least one dose of a vaccine (increase of 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 72.4 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) are fully vaccinated (increase of < 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
    • 76.9 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated (increase of < 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 5.8 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (increase of 0.4 per cent since yesterday)

Note: The Health Unit says 438,001 people are living in Windsor and Essex County presently.

Getting A Vaccine

  • Mass Vaccination Clinics
    • For full eligibility details and to book visit WEVax.ca
  • Pharmacy Vaccinations
  • Pop Up Clinics / Destination Vaccination Bus
    • Visit the Health Unit’s page on pop-up clinics here
  • 3rd doses / booster shots

For more information about vaccines and vaccination locally, visit WEVax.ca.

Resolved Cases

The Health Unit lists 20,874 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 51 resolved cases since yesterday.

Deaths

There have been no additional deaths from COVID-19 and the local death toll stands at 471.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 23 hospitalizations today: 12 people in acute care (increase of 1), and 11 people in the ICU (increase of 1) with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Windsor Essex.

Cases listed at local hospitals (note: these numbers are not updated at the same time as the Health Unit’s):

  • Windsor Regional Hospital:
    • 18 total in hospital, including the ICU (increase of 2)
      • 7 fully vaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 11 unvaccinated (increase of 2)
    • 9 total in ICU (increase of 1)
      • 4 fully vaccinated (increase of 1)
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 5 unvaccinated (increase of 2)
  • Erie Shores hospital in Leamington:
    • 5 unvaccinated (increase of 3)
    • 0 vaccinated or partially vaccinated
  • Less than 5 at Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

  • Congregate setting
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (Delta variant)
    • 3 outbreaks in Windsor (no variant)
  • Finance and Insurance
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (no variant) (new outbreak)
  • Fitness and recreation
    • 1 outbreak in Amherstburg (Delta variant) (outbreak ended)
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant) (1 less outbreak)
  • Food and Beverage Services
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant) (new outbreak)
  • Hotel and Lodging
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (Delta variant)
  • Manufacturing/Industrial
    • 1 outbreak in Essex (Delta variant)
    • 3 outbreaks in Windsor (no variant) (1 less outbreak)
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (Delta variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh (Delta variant)
  • Retail
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Essex (no variant)
  • Social Event – Public
    • 1 outbreak in Kingsville (no variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant)

School Outbreaks

  • St. Gabriel Catholic Elementary School (outbreak ended)
  • St. Joseph’s Catholic Elementary School
    • Delta variant
    • 11 total cases
    • Under outbreak since November 15th, 2021
  • Margaret D. Bennie Public School (outbreak ended)
  • Gore Hill Public School
    • No variant
    • 2 cases total
    • Under outbreak since November 22nd, 2021
  • Queen Elizabeth Public School
    • No variant
    • 4 cases total
    • Under outbreak since November 22nd, 2021
  • W. F. Herman Academy Elementary School
    • No variant
    • 2 cases total
    • Under outbreak since November 23rd, 2021
  • Holy Cross Catholic Elementary School
    • No variant
    • 2 cases total
    • Under outbreak since November 24th, 2021
  • Malden Central Public School (new outbreak)
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 29th, 2021
  • St. John Vianney Catholic Elementary School (new outbreak)
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 29th, 2021
  • Stella Maris Catholic School (new outbreak)
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 29th, 2021

Hospital Outbreaks

  • No current hospital outbreaks.

Long-term Care / Retirement Home Outbreaks

  • Chartwell Royal Oak Long Term Care Residence (Kingsville)
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 12th, 2021
    • 7 total resident cases
    • 2 total staff cases
  • The Village at St. Clair (Windsor)
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 16th, 2021
    • 0 total resident cases
    • 2 total staff cases

Note: windsoriteDOTca News makes every effort to track the changes in COVID-19 data each day. These numbers are subject to change as the Health Unit makes changes to their numbers throughout each day, and errors and omissions sometimes occur with their data. Please see this page for the latest, most up to date data throughout each day.

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